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Los Angeles, CA (October 21, 2013) - monterey media announces the November 12th Digital Download, DVD and VOD release of writer/director Sam Kadi's debut drama "The Citizen" starring Agnes Bruckner (Blood and Chocolate, The Woods), Khaled Nabawy (Fair Game, Kingdom of Heaven), William Atherton (Ghostbusters, The Last Samurai), and Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride, New Year's Eve).

"Simply impossible to stop thinking about."
- The Huffington Post

"Filmmaker Sam Kadi displays a fascinating, energetic, and celebratory debut. This film leaves you proud and inspired to follow your dreams."
- Cinequest

About "The Citizen"
Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. He lands in New York City the day before 9/11 …and the events of the September terrorist attacks forever shape the struggles he faces on his journey to capture the American dream. Inspired by true events, filmmaker Sam Kadi's feature debut is a gripping tale of courage, love, and perseverance, the qualities of a true CITIZEN.

"The Citizen" Specifications:
Pre-Order: October 15, 2013
Street Date November 12, 2013
Running time: 99 minutes
Rating: PG
Language: English, Closed Captioned

DVD Bonus Feature:
A conversation with:
Khaled Nabawy ("Ibrahim")
Agnes Bruckner ("Diane")
Cary Elwes ("Miller")
Rizwan Manji ("Mo")
Brian Marable ("Mickey")
Stephen Legler (Production Designer)
Sam Kadi (Writer/Director)

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